We’re Hiring!

Photo by Amy Bartlam. Design by Kate Lester Interiors.

Full-Time *ROCKSTAR* Design Assistant

Kate Lester Interiors is seeking a strong creative DESIGN ASSISTANT with an interior design background to join our family! We are looking for a mature, self-starter with great people skills. The ideal person will have a combination of excellent customer service, time management and problem-solving skills. Your day-to-day interaction involves working with our office colleagues, as well as our clients, contractors and partners. Preferred but not required would be someone who is ready to werkwerkwerkwerkwerk, is a housewives enthusiast, has thick skin, and wants to help us slay design in the South Bay.

Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities

– Answer phone calls from clients and vendors, and channel the inquiries to the various departments as needed


– Assist with creating concept boards, tearsheets and other presentation materials


– Manage project binders/folders: physical and digital


– Maintain resource library, keeping bins neat and orderly

– Obtain pricing and formal quotes on product and textiles 

– Enter quotes and orders in system, generate purchase orders and write checks to vendors.

– Tracking of orders and assisting Design Director in general project management. 

– Creation of schedules and coordination of product specifications 

– Entering of time billing and printing time invoices

– Errands as needed and other duties as needed on a project basis

– Work cohesively with the KLI team and assist day-to-day operations

Our Best Candidates Would Possess The Following 

– 1-2 years in an interior design office or design showroom 


– Experience using, Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator), MS Office Suites a MUST


– Experience using Sketchup (or 3D software), AutoCAD, Design Manager a PLUS, but not required.


– Excellent written and verbal communication skills


– Must have excellent time management skills, be organized, and be able to multi-task and perform under pressure.


– A good sense of humor is always a PLUS


– Has own car with a clean driving record


Where You Will Call Home Each Day

Location: Hermosa Beach, CA 

Full-time, permanent, 40 hours per week

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm


Compensation Package

Hourly: $18- $20 per hour depending on experience

Other Pay: One week paid vacation after one year

Expenses: Company expenses will be reimbursed

Send resume to info@katelesterinteriors.com

Kate Lester Interiors

Kate Lester Interiors